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  • GSF Recent Success

    GSF Athletes have had an amazing couple of months! Here are some of the great things they have achieved; Yaschica Racharla won Gold medals in both Girls Singles and Girls Doubles at the Finnish International Youth tournament in Espoo - click here to find out more. Well done to Halah Thomas who competed at Oxford…
  • A Successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes

    A successful start to 2018 for GSF Athletes, with a number of achievements in the first couple of months. Here the rundown for just some of GLL Sport Foundation supported athlete’s successes. Nathan Jones won gold in 4 x 50 metre Freestyle relay at the Invictus Games in Toronto at the end of 2017 (we…

  • GLL SUPPORTING TODAY AND TOMORROWS ATHLETES

    Charitable social enterprise and the UK’s largest leisure operator is set to support three thousand athletes in 2018 through their athlete support programme, the ‘GLL Sport Foundation’. The GLL Sport Foundation is an athlete focussed support programme providing athletes across the UK with tangible support to aid their sports performance, support includes training membership access…

  • PARA EQUESTRIAN ATHLETE MARI AKHURST YEARS REVIEW

    We caught up with GB para equestrian athlete Mari Akhurst, here is her 2017 sporting year – Wow what a year it has been, where to start. I still cannot believe what me and the horses have managed to achieve this year but it would not have been possible without my amazing support team, my…

  • Greenwich Charity Raise Funds To Support Local Athlete Journeys

    Greenwich charity, Greenwich Starting Blocks held a Gala Dinner on Wednesday 4th October at the prestigious InterContinental, 02 London Hotel to celebrate 10 years of success and raise funds to support the next generation of Greenwich athletes. 280 guests from across the sport, corporate and political world attended the dinner including Royal Borough of Greenwich…

  • Scarlett diving from strength to strength

    Scarlett Mew Jensen is a Tower Hamlets resident supported by the GLL Sport Foundation in partnership with SportsAid. Her diving in 2017 has been going very well so far. Scarlett competed in Leeds at G Star, a national diving competition at the weekend. It was her first group A U18 competition. She won her two…

  • GSF supported athlete Stefano Cataldi of Merton Weightlifting Club wins London-wide recognition for weightlifting success

    Stefano Cataldi of Merton Weightlifting Club has been named the London Sportivate Participant of the Year by Sport England Stefano is a member of Merton Weightlifting Club, which has been backed by Sportivate project funding, a programme which encourages young people to get more active Stefano is one of the 780,000 young people who have…
  • August Athlete of the Month – Lutalo Muhammad

    There were many fantastic achievements throughout August with the Olympics in motion, but Lutalo Muhammad’s silver medal performance tops them all. Lutalo was selected for the Games and but for a last second flying kick would have secured his dream and Olympic title. Lutalo was obviously totally devastated post fight, and this was shown across the world…

  • Girl Power Monday

    Over the weekend some of our GLL Sport Foundation supported female athletes have had some fantastic achievements which should be celebrated! Charlie Shotton-Gale from Swindon competed in the European Powerlifting Championships at the weekend out in the Czech Republic. Charlie is new to the GLL Sport Foundation programme this year and we are delighted to…